Three Lashkar militants killed, army officer wounded in Handwara gunfight: Police

Three Lashkar militants killed, army officer wounded in Handwara gunfight: Police

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Baramulla,February.14 2017.CNS:Three militants were killed and An army major was injured in the gunfight, broke out in Handwara district on Tuesday, reports said.

This comes shortly after one militant and three army personnel were killed in another encounter in Bandipora district earlier today. According to reports, gunshots were heard in Khan mohalla area in Handwara. Forces have sealed the area.

Meanwhile, a cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from Bandipora’s Hajin area. Six other security personnel and a civilian also suffered injuries in the gunbattle that began in the wee hours today, a police official said.